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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Hertfordshire
Town
Baldock
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
War of 1812 (1812-1815)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65990
Current location

On north wall of chancel
St Mary the Virgin Church
Baldock
North Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
RH11 9AT
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ245 339
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A tablet with a dedicatory inscription. There are flags at the top and a coat of arms at the bottom.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ THOMAS WILKINSON/ CAPTAIN IN H.M.85TH (?) REGIMENT OF INFANTRY/ AND MAJOR OF BRIGADE TO/ MAJOR GENERAL GIBBS IN THE EXPEDITION AGAINST NEW ORLEANS/ SLAIN WITH HIS GALLANT GENERAL/ AT THE ATTACK OF THE AMERICAN LINES/ JANUARY 8TH 1817/ AGED (?) YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • War of 1812 (1812-1815)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment, place of death, date of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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